JASPER – L. Jean Snyder, age 86, of Jasper, died on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility in Adrian.
She was born January 8, 1931, in Adrian to Ray O. and Arlene A. (Burke) Poling. She graduated from Sand Creek High School in 1948 and from the Toledo Hospital School of Nursing in 1952. On October 11, 1952, she married Earl J. Snyder and he preceded her in death on October 31, 2001. Jean had been employed by Bixby Medical center for 25 years as an RN, retiring in 1994. She was a member of the Sand Creek Community Church.
Jean is survived by three sons, James A. (Jeanette) Snyder of Palmyra, Wayne Snyder and his friend, Pam Wood, of Adrian, and Roger D. (Ann-Marie) Snyder of Jasper; a daughter, Linda Willis of Carthage, NC; one brother, Orville (Mary) Poling, of Three Rivers, MI; two sisters, Ruth Cagle of Onsted and Doris Lewis of Laingsburg, MI; and five grandchildren, Cara S. Snyder, Danielle N. Snyder of Adrian, Gage E., Siena A., and Sarah J. Snyder of Jasper; two step-grandchildren, Jennifer A. Kruger of Tecumseh, and Scott E. Russell of Tennessee; great grandson, Joaquin of Adrian; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Earl, she was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Vernon Poling.
Visitation will be held on next Monday, August 14, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Jamie Driskill officiating. Burial will be in Palmyra Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sand Creek Community Church or to the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.